Area girls basketball roundup: Hanson clips Gregory in season opener
Hanson topped Gregory in girls basketball play.
HANSON -- Hanson held off Gregory for a 57-52 season-opening girls basketball victory on Tuesday.
Hanson (1-0): Alyssa Moschell paced the Beavers with 23 points and five rebounds. Mekiah Campbell netted 14 points and grabbed five boards. Annalyse Weber tossed in 11 points. The Beavers travel to Ethan on Saturday.
Gregory (0-1): Brooklynn Kenzy powered the Gorillas with 18 points and 15 rebounds. Jessy Jo VanDerWerff and Morgan Opbroek both put in 14 points apiece. The Gorillas play Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Friday in Plankinton.
G 8 18 37 52
H 12 25 40 57
MCM 57, MVP 44
SALEM -- McCook Central/Montrose pulled away in the fourth quarter to take down Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Tuesday in girls basketball action.
McCook Central/Montrose (1-0): Madisen Koepsell recorded 24 points, eight rebounds and four assists. Ashtyn Wobig added 11 points and five steals. Michaela McCormick added 12 points and Riley Morrison dished out six assists. The Fighting Cougars play Parker on Saturday in Salem.
Mount Vernon/Plankinton (0-1): Maria Baker finished with a 16-point, 10-rebound double-double. Emilee Fox added 12 points and nine rebounds. The Titans play Gregory on Friday in Plankinton.
MVP 16 32 37 44
MCM 10 26 35 57
Canistota 38, Centerville 36
CANISTOTA -- Kayla Papendick netted two free throws with 5 seconds left to propel Canistota to a girls basketball win over Centerville on Tuesday.
Canistota (1-0): Natalie Becker paced the Hawks with 11 points and seven rebounds. Kenzy Krinke logged eight points, six rebounds and four steals. Papendick added seven points and nine rebounds. The Hawks play Colman-Egan on Dec. 15 in Colman.
Centerville (0-1): Haley Meyer led the way with 19 points and four rebounds. Lillie Eide added 11 points. The Tornadoes host Estelline/Hendricks on Saturday.
CE 10 18 28 36
CA 8 21 30 38
Wolsey-Wessington 45, Wessington Springs 30
WOLSEY -- Wolsey-Wessington opened its season with a 15-point win over Wessington Springs in girls basketball action on Tuesday.
Wolsey-Wessington (1-0): Mya Boomsma scored a team-high 18 points, as she drilled four 3-pointers. Macie Luce scored nine points and Leah Williams chipped in seven points. The Warbirds travel to De Smet on Monday.
Wessington Springs (0-1): Avery Orth scored 10 points, while Kirstie Munsen chipped in six points. The Spartans play Bridgewater-Emery on Saturday in Emery.
Chamberlain 47, Stanley County 20
CHAMBERLAIN -- Chamberlain pulled away from Stanley County for a girls basketball victory on Tuesday.
Chamberlain (1-0): Emma Powers and Mya Knippling paced the Cubs with 14 points apiece.
The Cubs travel to Parkston on Dec. 18.
Stanley County (0-1): Mattie Duffy led the Buffaloes with 11 points and three 3-pointers. The Buffaloes play Lyman on Friday in Presho.
SC 8 13 18 20
C 14 24 36 47
Lakota Tech 48, KWL 40
WHITE LAKE -- Lakota Tech notched a season-opening win over Kimball/White Lake on Tuesday in girls basketball action.
Lakota Tech (1-0): Moriah Morisette finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Shaylia Bravo added 13 points and five assists. Melina Shangreaux grabbed seven rebounds. The Tatanka play Hay Springs (Neb.) on Friday.
Kimball/White Lake (0-1): Kennedy Leiferman recorded 27 points and 17 rebounds. Kate Havlik scored nine points. Alison Sinclair dished out four assists. The WiLdKats play Burke on Friday in Kimball.
LT 7 17 31 48
KWL 12 19 31 40